Android

Huawei last night launched an information campaign about the status of software updates on existing devices in the face of the company’s troubles with the U.S. Commerce Department. The important news is that Huawei is confirming to and committing to continues security and Android platform updates, specifically the upcoming release of Android Q. In general the news is no surprise as certification and approval happens several months before the actual software update. With Huawei receiving a reprieve on updates, it means in general business continues as usual for the moment being. Specifically, Huawei confirms Android Q firmware updates approval requests have already been submitted for the following devices: P30 Pro P30 Mate 20 Mate 20 Pro PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 20 RS P30 lite P smart 2019 P smart+ 2019 P smart Z Mate 20 X Mate 20 X...

The Condor Allure X: A Premium Smartphone with a 6.39-Inch AMOLED Display for €300

Condor Electronics introduced its new flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress. The Allure X has a large AMOLED display with a 92% screen-to-body ratio, a higher-end SoC, and advanced...

37 by Anton Shilov on 3/6/2019

Nokia 9 PureView: Hands On, Impressions, Thoughts

HMD Global introduced its new top-of-the-range Nokia 9 PureView smartphone at Mobile World Congress earlier this week. The handset brings in a unique camera featuring six modules (five RGB...

34 by Anton Shilov on 3/1/2019

Alcatel 3T 10 Launched: An Entry Level Android Tablet

Entry-level Android-based tablets are a relatively minor market, which is why companies offering such products tend to aim them at a specific geographical markets in a bid to avoid...

17 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2019

Nokia Launches Nokia 9 PureView at MWC 2019: So I Heard You Like Cameras

HMD Global has introduced its new Nokia flagship smartphone at MWC 2019. The key feature of the Nokia 9 PureView is its six-module camera (five lens + Time-of-Flight) co-designed...

32 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2019

Alldocube X Android Tablet Quick Look: Low-Cost OLED

Back in August we first talked about the Alldocube X tablet, launching with Android 8.1. The company sent us one to check out, so I’ve run some tests on...

33 by Brett Howse on 2/19/2019

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab S5e: 10.5-Inch sAMOLED with USB-C

Samsung today introduced its new mid-range Google Android-based tablet. Despite its formal positioning for consumers, the Galaxy Tab S5e features a rather large 10.5-inch sAMOLED display, a decent SoC...

40 by Anton Shilov on 2/15/2019

Nokia 8.1 Unveiled: Elegant Phone with 6.18-Inch Display, 20MP Selfie Cam, Zeiss Optics

HMD Global has introduced its new flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8.1. The phone features a large 6.18-inch display, an elegant design with a metallic frame, an advanced camera with...

15 by Anton Shilov on 12/11/2018

Google Rolls Out Night Sight Tech to Improve Quality of Low-Light Photos

Google on Wednesday began to roll out its Night Sight low-light computational photography technology to its Pixel-branded smartphones. The technology is designed to improve the quality of low-light photos...

9 by Anton Shilov on 11/14/2018

Google Unveils 2018 Chromecast: 1080p at 60 fps, Chromecast Audio Support

Google on Tuesday introduced its newest Chromecast dongle for media streaming. The updated device adds support for 60 fps streaming at 1080p, but does not support a 4K resolution...

23 by Anton Shilov on 10/9/2018

Nokia 7.1 Smartphone Launched: 5.84-Inch ‘PureDisplay’, Zeiss Optics

HMD Global today introduced its new ‘performance mainstream’ smartphone that will replace the existing Nokia 7.1 on the global market and will be available towards the end of the...

31 by Anton Shilov on 10/4/2018

BlackBerry Key2 LE: A Competitive Android Offering

As a person who works on my phone during my commutes to write news and stories, I have always batted around the idea of picking up a BlackBerry with...

35 by Ian Cutress on 9/17/2018

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab S4: S835, 7300mAh Battery, Samsung DeX

Samsung this week introduced its new 10.5-inch Google Android-based tablet. The new Galaxy Tab S4 uses Qualcomm’s high-performance mobile SoC, is outfitted with a premium sAMOLED display, and an...

23 by Anton Shilov on 8/2/2018

Alldocube X Tablet Launching Mid-August

While the Android tablet market doesn’t seem to be very exciting these days, Chinese manufacturer Alldocube has announced a new tablet which looks pretty nice, yet fits into the...

13 by Brett Howse on 8/1/2018

European Commission Fines Google €4.3bn For Android Market Dominance Abuses

Today the European Commission has announced that it has found Google in breach of EU antitrust laws and has fined the company €4.34 billion. The original proceedings against Google formally...

58 by Andrei Frumusanu on 7/18/2018

Google Kicks Off Android P Beta, Details Shush Mode, Usage Dashboard, & Other New Features

Today at Google I/O 2018, Google announced several new Android P features that will see adoption in the newest Beta released today. We’ve first covered a few of P’s...

13 by Andrei Frumusanu on 5/8/2018

Google I/O 2018 Opening Keynote Live-Blog (10am PT)

Hello everybody and welcome to the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View where we're live at Google's IO 2018 opening keynote.

18 by Andrei Frumusanu on 5/8/2018

Sony’s Open-Ear Xperia Ear Duo Available for Pre-Order, Set to Ship in Late May

Sony this week began to take pre-orders on its open-ear Xperia Ear Duo headset. The non-obstructive device has been in development for years and is designed to allow a...

11 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2018

Google Releases Android P Developer Preview

Google has released the first developer preview of Android P, the next iteration of the company’s mobile operating system scheduled to be released this year. Developer previews are meant...

22 by Andrei Frumusanu on 3/8/2018

Hands On with the LG V30s ThinQ: Artificial Intelligence

BARCELONA, ESP — At Mobile World Congress this year, LG introduced the V30S ThinQ, the new flagship for the company. The new handset builds upon the V30 launched in...

15 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2018

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